Penelope J. "Penny" Bennett, 74, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Saratoga Hospital following a brief illness.
Penny was born on November 4, 1945 to Frank Malinowski and Avis Devino LaRock on the family farm in Leicester, Vermont. She attended Forest Dale School in Brandon, VT. She worked at various nursing homes and spent over 18 years as a housekeeper at Roaring Brook Ranch in Lake George, retiring in 2005.
She enjoyed old cars, her grandpups, and spending time with her family. She was known for her famous rolls.
Penny was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Richard Malinowski.
Survivors include the father of her children and partner for 59 years, Charles Bennett, Sr. of Lake Luzerne; their four sons: Charles Bennett, Jr., Tim (Belinda) Bennett, Tom (LeeAnn) Bennett and Will Bennett all of Lake Luzerne; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Bennett of Hudson Falls; two brothers: Bob (Laura) Malinowski and George (Doris) Malinowski of Brandon, VT; two sisters: Betty LaJoice and her companion Bobbie Trudo of Greensboro, Indiana and Jennifer (Sydney) Jewel of Vergennes, VT; 20 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and ICU team at Saratoga Hospital for the compassion they showed Penny during her stay.
Friends may call Tuesday, September 15, from 11 – 11:45 a.m. at Brewer Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Church St., Lake Luzerne. Face coverings are required while in the funeral home and NY State mandated capacity requirements will be enforced.
Graveside services will be conducted at 12 noon Tuesday at Luzerne Cemetery, Lake Luzerne with Rev. Flossie Gage Bates, officiating. Face coverings are required.
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